Category : Writing

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A long time ago, I would say in 2009, I wrote on the website HubPages, and while it was good, it also had some serious drawbacks to it.  One of them was as long as I produce some sort of content, and fast, I was able to create a small penny wise income.  I was …
No one wants to admit that they are stuck, or they have hit a wall, or that the whole positive thinking isn’t working.  In a world where a person is expected, and needed to be extroverted and happy all the time, and not thinking about the harder things in life there is not really the …
Emotions tend to get the best of people and it tends to be the hardest thing to control when it comes to having dreams.  Recently I was sitting down, and enjoying my hot chocolate and simply writing.  What I used to do was write for twenty minutes in the morning and then I would start …
We’ve talked about being creative, and we’ve talked about the illusion that everything can be okay when it’s not. What we don’t talk about, even to each other is who can make a change when it’s not something you might want to do.  Yes, we all talk about change about being more creative and how …
It’s all fun and games until someone says you are doing what you love for a hobby, or something that you won’t make money or you should find yourself a “real” job. Believe me, I’ve heard it all before. I’ve heard that when I write I take everything and put it out there, but I’ve …
The last few months have been hard on me.  Not only as a writer, but as a person.  One can argue that change is a good thing, but when it comes to hating the very things you loved, you have to rethink your own values and thought. Are you a joy filled writer? Now, I’m …
Work Rules! by Laszlo Bock book cover
Is the corporate ladder in this face paced modern world too precarious to climb? With the public spotlight being aimed at company employee practices, Work Rules! by Laszlo Bock could not have come out at a better time. Author Laszlo Bock is the Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google. Before joining Google in 2006, he served as …
Why is everyone still interested in writing articles? It’s not for the money, as since the Google Panda update the online writing sites which used to dominate the landscape with millions of online articles for the world to sit back and consume, are almost gone.  The problem with these were not that they didn’t offer …
There are many wonderful independent authors out there.  Some of them are great to have as peers and mentors.  There are also countless mainstream authors out there too who do the same. It’s a good thing it is nearing the beginning of a new season.  I’ve come to realize I’ve been spending much of my …
I’ve asked before how much money can you make publishing a book, and I’m going to revisit this idea in this post.  Writers want to make money, and that is the law of the land, or so it seems. The real question is how much money can you make writing? The answer is simple: without …
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